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A Class That Turned Around Kids’ Assumptions of Gender Roles!

A Class That Turned Around Kids’ Assumptions of Gender Roles!

– This afternoon we’re going to draw people doing different jobs, and the first job we’re going to draw is a firefighter. – Ever think in your head what a firefighter looks to you? – What’s your firefighter called? – Mine is called Firefighter Gary. – Firefighter Stan. – Firefighter Simon. – He’s big and […]

Fembots, Advertising and Male Fantasy

Fembots, Advertising and Male Fantasy

I’ve got some news for you Fembots have feelings too As I was walking around the other day I kept running into these billboards ads that say “RU Bot or Not” for Svedka Vodka and it’s apart of this larger ad campaign that they have. Some of the other ones say things like “Make your […]

How are Women still Poorly Represented in Advertising?

How are Women still Poorly Represented in Advertising?

One is in terms of how we perceive each other particularly for women. Even though and even now when we’re seeing all of all of these women coming forward and claiming their space, women are still vastly portrayed as as objects and particularly in advertising. For us to still in this day and age be […]

The history of period advertising in New Zealand | On the Rag: Periods

The history of period advertising in New Zealand | On the Rag: Periods

You don’t need to be a scientist or even bleed blue liquid out of your vagina to know that advertising has taught us a lot about periods. That went astray. These days, period ads are all BMX riding and rock climbing, but it hasn’t always been that way. In the 1930s, period propaganda primarily came […]

For Jobs, For Us | Bernie Sanders

For Jobs, For Us | Bernie Sanders

Millions of good jobs lost. Communities devastated. The jobs moved overseas. Only one candidate for president has consistently fought trade deals that ship Michigan jobs overseas. Bernie Sanders. Sanders opposed the disastrous NAFTA trade deal. Opposed special trade status with China. Now he’s opposing the Trans-Pacific trade deal. While others waffle, Bernie is fighting hundreds […]

What Islam really says about women | Alaa Murabit

What Islam really says about women | Alaa Murabit

So on my way here, the passenger next to me and I had a very interesting conversation during my flight. He told me, “It seems like the United States has run out of jobs, because they’re just making some up: cat psychologist, dog whisperer, tornado chaser.” A couple of seconds later, he asked me, “So […]

Buffy vs Edward: Twilight Remixed — [original version]

Buffy vs Edward: Twilight Remixed — [original version]

{{alarm clock rings}} Not late until the bell rings. Uh-oh. {{bell rings}} Sex… …the sex drive in the human animal is intense. Hello? I’m Edward Cullen. {{food slop}} So spill, what was that all about? Nothing serious I think. It looked like more then that to me, he got all googly eyed. Survey says… …vampire! […]

It is okay not to have a plan | Mithila Palkar | TEDxNITSilchar

It is okay not to have a plan | Mithila Palkar | TEDxNITSilchar

Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Peter van de Ven (Clapping) (Tapping) (Banging) (Singing) (Song: “Hi chaal turu turu on the Cups”) (Singing ends) (Applause) Some of you must have seen the video of this song online, and I’ll tell you the story of how I made it. But before that, I have a question for all […]